Scott Sassa Joins GameFly(TM) Board of Directors Leading Video Game Rental Company Appoints Internet and Media Industry Veteran

to Board



    LOS ANGELES, Feb. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- GameFly(TM) (www.gamefly.com), the
 leading video game rental service, today announced the appointment of media
 industry executive Scott Sassa to its board of directors. Sassa's more than
 two decades of entertainment media and Internet industry experience includes
 serving as president of NBC West Coast, Friendster and Turner Entertainment
 Group. Sassa joins Sequoia Capital partner, Michael Moritz, Gap.com President
 Toby Lenk, and Lehman Brothers Venture Capital partner Tom Banahan as
 non-executive GameFly directors.
     "It's clear to me that with the rapid growth of the gaming sector and the
 increasing number of exciting platforms, consumers are looking for a model
 like this where there is a combination of convenience, value, and selection,"
 said Sassa. "GameFly has done an excellent job of establishing itself as the
 dominant company actively addressing this market opportunity."
     Currently, Scott Sassa serves as CEO-in-Residence with Kleiner, Perkins,
 Caulfield & Byers, a leading Silicon Valley venture capital firm. Prior, Sassa
 was president and CEO of Friendster, a top 50 Internet site, and served as
 president of NBC West Coast, where he was responsible for overseeing all of
 NBC's entertainment-related businesses. Sassa spent nine years at Turner
 Broadcasting System, completing his tenure there as president of Turner
 Entertainment Group and a member of the Turner Board of Directors and the TBS
 Executive Committee.
     "We're thrilled that Scott is joining GameFly's board of directors," said
 Hodess. "His media and Internet expertise will be a tremendous asset to our
 business, and I look forward to working with him on our exciting new product
 development and marketing initiatives."
 
     About GameFly
     GameFly(TM) is the leading online video game rental service. With a choice
 of more than 3,500 titles, GameFly delivers the widest selection and
 availability of games for the PlayStation(R) 2, Xbox(TM), Xbox 360(TM),
 GameCube(TM), Game Boy(TM) Advance, Nintendo DS(TM) and PSP(TM) without the
 hassle of due dates or late fees. With plans starting at $14.95 a month,
 GameFly subscribers can rent one to four games at a time and keep them for as
 long as they like. Subscribers manage their GameQ(TM) online and receive games
 directly from the U.S. Postal Service via first class mail. GameFly is also a
 great source for high quality, used video games at exceptional prices. For
 more information and a free trial, please visit www.gamefly.com.
     NOTE:  GameFly and Ready to Play are trademarks of GameFly, Inc. All other
 trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
 
 

SOURCE GameFly, Inc.

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